Robert Garriott

Robert K. Garriott (born December 7, 1956 [http://www.okstate.edu/apdc/OwenGarriott.html Oklahoma State University: Biography of Owen K. Garriott] ] ) is a computer game industry figure and entrepreneur. He co-founded Origin Systems and Destination Games with his brother, Richard Garriott, and was the CEO of NCsoft-North America until 2008. He is the second-eldest son of NASA astronaut Owen K. Garriott.

Garriott graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983 with a Master of Science in Management and also earned degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, and a master's degree in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University.moby developer|id=18867|name=Robert Garriott]

In 1983 co-founded computer game developer Origin Systems with his younger brother Richard "Lord British" Garriott. He was a vice president and later an executive vice president at Electronic Arts (EA) after the company acquired Origin in 1992. Garriott left EA in 1995 and co-founded Destination Games in 2000. Destination was bought by NCsoft in 2001 and he became president and CEO of NCsoft-North America. [http://www.dicesummit.org/speakers.php?sp_id=64 D.I.C.E. Summit 2007 Key Speakers: Robert Garriott] ]

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